35 Kutipan Terbaik Novel All The Light We Cannot See Karya Anthony Doerr

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Novel All the Light We Cannot See

Fimela.com, Jakarta Novel All the Light We Cannot See adalah karya legendaris penulis kelahiran Amerika, Anthony Doerr, yang diterbitkan oleh Scribner pada 6 Mei 2014. Novel ini telah dianugerahi Penghargaan Pulitzer untuk Fiksi 2014 dan Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction 2015.

Seperti layaknya fiksi historis lainnya, novel ini didasarkan pada suatu peristiwa dalam sejarah. Berlatar belakang di tahun 1940-an, novel ini menceritakan tentang Marie Laure, seorang remaja yang buta sejak umur enam tahun dan Werner, seorang yatim piatu yang kemudian menjadi bagian dari Hitler Youth.

Diceritakan dalam novelnya, saat Nazi menginvasi Perancis pada tahun 1940, Marie-Laure melarikan diri bersama ayahnya ke Saint-Malo untuk melindungi diri dan menyimpan berlian yang dicari-cari Jerman. Sementara itu di sebuah kota pertambangan di Jerman, hiduplah Werner, seorang yatim piatu yang tumbuh bersama adik perempuannya. Ketertarikannya dengan radio, Werner menjadi ahli dalam memasang dan memperbaiki semua instrumen elektronik.

Bakatnya itu membuat ia ditempatkan di akademi brutal Hitler Youth, lalu ia mendapat sebuah tugas khusus untuk melacak para pemberontak. Kisah keduanya dimulai pada tahun 1944 ketika Werner dikirim oleh pasukan Jerman ke Saint-Malo. Pertemuan ini memunculkan ikatan yang kuat dan membuat Werner terdorong untuk menyelamatkan nyawa Marie-Laure dari kejaran tentara Nazi.

Sekilas novel ini bergenre heroik yang bisa menghipnotis para pembacanya dengan alur yang menegangkan. Tidak heran jika dalam novel ini terdapat kutipan-kutipan yang menarik untuk disimak. Untuk itu, berikut Fimela.com telah merangkum 35 kutipan terbaik novel All The Light We Cannot See Karya Anthony Doerr. Dilansir dari goodreads.com, simak semua kutipannya di bawah ini. 

Kutipan Terbaik Novel All The Light We Cannot See Bagian I

Kutipan Terbaik Novel All The Light We Cannot See
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1. “Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

2. “Don’t you want to be alive before you die?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

3. “But it is not bravery; I have no choice. I wake up and live my life. Don't you do the same?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

4. “So how, children, does the brain, which lives without a spark of light, build for us a world full of light?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

5. “Time is a slippery thing: lose hold of it once, and its string might sail out of your hands forever.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

6. “You know the greatest lesson of history? It’s that history is whatever the victors say it is. That’s the lesson. Whoever wins, that’s who decides the history. We act in our own self-interest. Of course we do. Name me a person or a nation who does not. The trick is figuring out where your interests are.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

7. “All your life you wait, and then it finally comes, and are you ready?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

8. “When I lost my sight, Werner, people said I was brave. When my father left, people said I was brave. But it is not bravery; I have no choice. I wake up and live my life. Don't you do the same?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

9. “We rise again in the grass. In the flowers. In songs.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

10. “How do you ever know for certain that you are doing the right thing?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

Kutipan Terbaik Novel All The Light We Cannot See Bagian II

Kutipan Terbaik Novel All The Light We Cannot See Bagian II
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11. “What do we call visible light? We call it color. But the electromagnetic spectrum runs to zero in one direction and infinity in the other, so really, children, mathematically, all of light is invisible.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

12. “A real diamond is never perfect.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

13. “It's embarrassingly plain how inadequate language is.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

14. “Your problem, Werner,” says Frederick, “is that you still believe you own your life.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

15. “Some people are weak in some ways, sir. Others in other ways.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

16. “His voice is low and soft, a piece of silk you might keep in a drawer and pull out only on rare occasions, just to feel it between your fingers.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

17. “A line comes back to Marie-Laure from Jules Verne: Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

18. “Stones are just stones and rain is just rain and misfortune is just bad luck.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

19. “Every hour, she thinks, someone for whom the war was memory falls out of the world.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

20. “That something so small could be so beautiful. Worth so much. Only the strongest people can turn away from feelings like that.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

Kutipan Terbaik Novel All The Light We Cannot See Bagian III

Kutipan Terbaik Novel All The Light We Cannot See Bagian III
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21. “What the war did to dreamers.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

22. “What mazes there are in this world. The branches of trees, the filigree of roots, the matrix of crystals, the streets her father recreated in his models... None more complicated than the human brain, Etienne would say, what may be the most complex object in existence; one wet kilogram within which spin universes.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

23. “You know the greatest lesson of history? It's that history is whatever the victors say it is. That's the lesson. Whoever wins, that's who decides the history.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

24. “Is it right,” Jutta says, “to do something only because everyone else is doing it?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

25. “...the air a library and the record of every life lived, every sentence spoken, every word transmitted still reverberating within it.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

26. “She walks like a ballerina in dance slippers, her feet as articulate as hands, a little vessel of grace moving out into the fog.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

27. “The brain is locked in total darkness, of course, children, says the voice. It floats in a clear liquid inside the skull, never in the light. And yet the world it constructs in the mind is full of light. It brims with color and movement. So how, children, does the brain, which lives without a spark of light, build for us a world full of light?”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

28. “To men like that, time was a surfeit, a barrel they watched slowly drain. When really, he thinks, it’s a glowing puddle you carry in your hands; you should spend all your energy protecting it. Fighting for it. Working so hard not to spill one single drop.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

29. “This, she realizes, is the basis of all fear. That a light you are powerless to stop will turn on you and usher a bullet to its mark.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

30. “It is my favorite thing, I think, that I have ever seen. Sometimes I catch myself staring at it and forget my duties. It seems big enough to contain everything anyone could ever feel.”― Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See

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